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the final call today. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> president obama and governor it mitt romney face off tonight. it's happening in boca raton florida. >> the outcome could turn out to one mistake any of these guys proven, they can say anything at any time. brandy hit has the details. >> reporter: it's the third and final showdown, in the debate at florida's lynn university, focusing on foreign policy. a topic that's drawn fireworks. president obama and mitt romney are expected to spar again over the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. iran will be a hot topic after the new york times reported the u.s. and iran agreed to one on one talks over the nuclear program. >> iran thinks they can go faster and harder. >> reporter: the white house denied a meeting is sets but added it's open to one on one talks. >> president obama has been preparing for the debate at camp david. mitt romney in florida. as we gave this advice during a football game between the press and staff. the president has a 5 point lead among registered voters. another poll shows the race is a dead heat, 47%. the candidates
. >>>. the first presidential debate is in denver on wednesday. president obama and romney hunkered down for practice. americans overwhelmingly think the debate and election are the president's to lose. in a abc news washington post poll, out this morning, 63% of registered voters expect the president to win. this is the biggest lead so far when it comes to overall voter expectation. the debate could be a pivotal turning point for romney and his campaign. >> i have confidence when we get to thursday morning, george, you will shake your head saying it's a brand new race. >> mitt romney keeps hammering the president's foreign policy and romney says the current administration has been at the mercy of events rather than shaping them. >>> five things to know before heading out the door on monday morning. two americans died during the weekend in afghanistan and it happened during the fire fight at a u.s. checkpoint. since the beginning of the military operation in the country 11 years ago, 2000 means have been killed. >>> gm drivers the automaker is recalling 40,000 cars and suvs, the problem
and for anyone to a twist my words otherwise is absurbed and sick. the mitt romney campaign which released an ad supporting murdock distanced himself from the republican and the press secretary says governor romney disagrees with the comments and they don't reflect his views." megan. >>> 5:45. you teach your children about strangers and are hoping what you say stays with them for a lifetime. one little girl says that lesson save her life -- saved her life. she is 8 and was at the bus stop near her col degree home -- cal rough's -- colorado home when a car drove up. she remembered what she was to do and it took one word. >> i was standing at the bus stop and there was a black man told me to get in the car and i said no and then he drove away. >> she knew what to do so witnesses say that they have seen a car driving around that bus stop before and the school isn't letters to parents warning them about the suspicious -- sent letters to parents warningthem about the suspicious driver. >>> it's the best outcome for funeral. a man shocked his family when he walked into a funeral that was being held fo
president barack obama and governor mitt romney. >>reporter: megan, a number of political pundits say tonight's debate from colorado could go a long way towards separating these two candidates currently lock inside a very tight race. the campaigns, though, are downplaying the expectations between the squareoff involving president obama and governor romney. both candidates have spent the past two days prepping with their campaign advisers, focusing on the likely questions they'll face as tonight's topics include domestic policy, especially the economy. governor romney has been preparing in denver and says tonight's debate will not be about finding a definitive winner. >> in my view, it's not so much winning or losing, or even the people themselves, the president or myself, it's about something bigger than that. these debates are an opportunity for to discuss a pathway forward for america that we would choose. >>reporter: the president has been practicing outside oflation. to his supporters he remains confident, but he's not underestimating his opponent. >> governor romney, he's a good
romney returns to campaign trail this morning with new momentum after his strong performance last night. >> the debate ranged from the extremely serious to the very silly and whether big bird should be fired. so abc's brandi hitt has for for us this morning. >> reporter: the first presidential debate started with a challenge and a smile. >> five million jobs in the private sector were created. the auto industry has come roaring back. and housing has begun to rise. >> i know what it takes to get small business growing again. to get people hired again. >> reporter: the past comments about the 47% has taken a toll on the campaign. the president never brought up the comments and romney tried to move past them. >> under the president's policies middle income americans have been buried. they're just being crushed. i will not under any circumstances raise taxes on middle income families. >> reporter: the president challenged his rival saying that romney cannot keep his goal of cutting taxes and not add to the deficit without hurting the middle class. >> now, five weeks before the election, he'
the president and the republican nominee mitt romney come debate time wednesday night. good morning maryland continues in just a moment. [ male announcer ] for the dreamers... and those well grounded. for what's around this corner... and the next. there's cash flow options from pnc. solutions to help businesses like yours accelerate receivables, manage payments, and help ensure access to credit. because we know how important cash flow is to reaching your goals. pnc bank. for the achiever in you. >>> all right thanks for staying with us on this monday morning. 14 years, 2200 games and that's how long it's been since the orioles made it into the playoffs. last iamb they were here clinton -- last time they were here, clinton was in the white house. drought lasted as long as cal's consecutive games played streak. this morning that streak is over but it was not easy getting there. just like the team's flight to tampa for the season series ending taking on the rays. they were taking off after getting into the playoffs. this is going to tampa for the final series. smoke was found in the front of th
. >>> a high school student says she felt hugh mill -- humiliated about how a teacher react to her romney ryan t- shirt. she wore a campaign t sheeter to class last week. she says the geometry teacher called in an assistant who pretended to draw on her shirt with a marker and then demanded she take her shirt off. >> the teacher said. [audio not understandable] >> a person in her position would take advantage of my daughter like that. and you know, in front of her peers and makes her feel bad. >> the teacher has been temporarily reassigned but. [audio not understandable] students started bullying her. a spokesperson for the school say she has a right to wear the t-shirt and did nothing wrong. >>> a lot of experts are saying that mitt romney won the debate on wednesday. , if you asked al gore he has a different explanation. he says that that it could be his own debate performance. he said he only arrived in the mile high sighty the day of the debate -- high city the day of the debate so according to gore he had a few hours to adjust to the city's altitude which stretches the mile above sea level
. >>> scheduled to appear on a talk show, now mitt romney is backing out. >> why the presidential hopeful says he is no longer available to visit the women at theiew. . an event to honor the dawson family in east baltimore. how their legacy is helping others. good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. it's heavy lifting. you start with a democratic senator named ben. by getting bwi-marshall funding for new runways, he's helping us serve 21 million passengers a year, which helps keep 100,000 jobs that depend on the airport, and that means more cargo for more businesses and more skycaps unloading more taxis... welcome to bwi. ...carrying families with more luggage. thanks. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, a
to watch but last night a different picture. >> vice president obama and mitt romney were lampooning one another putting political difference aside telling jokes and roasting and toasting. >> she may look impeckable and she is the pertext pick your of style and beauty but it comes at a hefty price. the cost of being royalty when we come back. >> and today is a great day to go to the app store and get our app. and being see the temperature inannapolis is 56 and follow along with the showers throughout the day as well. and then you will know we will be dealing with nice weather, too. don't go anywhere, i will tell you more about the race weather all that coming up. >> reporter: well, there's a lot of congestion on 695 here in baltimore national pike. i will let you foe what 95 and 8 -- know what 95 and 38 looks like coming up on good morning maryland. >>> thanks for joining thus friday morning. just one night after the spirited debate president obama mitt romney found themselves in the same room once again. >> they were invitesed to the alfred e smith dinner in new york but rather into get
that governor romney and president obama haven't addressed gun violence in a concrete specific way. basically demanding a plan from pote of them in -- both of them in the demand of a presidential debate in denver. >> it a coalition of more than 700 mayors including baltimore city mayor stephanie rawlings blake and josh cowen. >>> with five weeks to go until the presidential election, both are preparing for the debate in colorado. president barack obama is in henderson, nevada, conducting a strategy run through, republican nominee, mitt romney, is in denver, he attend ad rally last night, previewing a line on the attack. >> we've had 43 straight months with unemployment ove 8%. what does the president have to say? he says forward. i think forewarned is a better term. >> according to the latest abc washington post poll, 56% of americans think the president will win the debate. watch the action wednesday night beginning at 9:00 he on abc 2. >>> delegate anthony o'donnell will be in college park. he is running for congress, and will be the guest speaker at the college republican. he is a minority
very soon. and. >>> ann romney is guest hosting good morning america today. the wife of republican presidential nominee mitt romney will be on the show during the 8:00 hour. abc says it's in talks with first lady michelle obama for a similar guest appearance on the show before next month's election. >>> and you are spending more to dress up your kids for halloween. but it turns out that you are splurging a lot on your pets, too. americans will spend 370 million dollars this year on pet costumes. that's according to a survey conducted by the national retail federation. pumpkins will be the most popular pet costumes and devils will be the second most popular they will put the pooch. >>> beer drinkers of america you can celebrate this morning out of 150 countries, it turns out that it takes us the least amount of time to earn money for beer. five minutes that's how much time we need to spend on the job to earn a beer. that equals about 96 beers over an 8-hour workday. now the analysis that looked at the median hourly wages and average beer price at stores not prices at bars worldwide
and governor mitt romney from a very tightly-locked race. the campaigns, though, they're downplaying the expectations from tonight's squareoff between these two candidates. now, governor romney is now saying that tonight's debate is not going to go a really long way toward determining a definitive winner. let's listen. >> in my view, it's not so much winning and losing or even the people themselves, the president or myself, it's about something bigger than that. these debates are an opportunity for each of us to describe the pathway forward for america that we would choose. >> and by contrast, the president has been preparing outside of las vegas. to his supporters, he remains confident, but he says he's not underestimating his opponent. >> governor romney, he's a good debater. i'm just okay. >> pbs' jim lehrer will moderate tonight's debate from denver at 9:00 p.m. you can watch it here on abc news. a new cnn poll has this race as a dead heat when factoring in the three-point margin of error. >>> no doubt you have seen plenty of ads about expanded gambling here in our state. well,
governor mitt romney end up -- >> it sure does, however the woman who put the sign there for the candidate, she says this is nothing new. so now she wants the police to find the person who's responsible. >> and if you watch the nfl this weekend, get ready to see some changes when the refs start throwing the flags. why the zebras are keeping the yellow laundry in the back pocket. >>> well, unless you're trying to win the neighborhood popularity contest there's no steadfast rule to what it means for halloween treats. baseball cards, rocks, candy. anything's fair game. >> all right, so you have to think about the box when you pass out treats this halloween. plenty of alternatives if you don't want to give out candy. treat ideas that kids will find fun and parents will appreciate for their nutritional value. if you do pass out candy, be sure to stick to the fun size packages to keep these portion sizes under control. i know. what kid wants the hear that right -- to hear that right lynette? but halloween is coming up. they're going to wonder if they're going to have a put a parka over the littl
to election day. barack obama and mitt romney are tackling a number of issues in denver. a pa judge expected to rule about a new state law requiring every voter to present a photo id at the polls opponents say it will deprive some people of their right to vote. today find out if the latest search for jimmy hoffa's body turned up clues. they dug through concrete. soil samples are looked at to be sure they contain human remains. >>> maceys is ramping up hiring , the retailer says it plans to bring in 80,000 seasonal workers. they are needed to staff sales floors, store operations and call centers and shipping centers for on line orders. >>> today is live strong day. send a message of support through facebook or twitter. each message means $1 for on going cancer research. ikea is under fire for removing women from the saudi arabia version of the catalog. to look at the difference, the one on the right is the saudi catalog, the one on the left is what you normally see. this raised questions about commitment to gender equality. in saudi arabia, a woman must have a man's permission if they want to
. >>> meantime mitt romney will campaign today he will host a rally at a company. and they will head north to canton, ohio and speaks to a high school with his vp candidate. >>> five things you may want to know as you head out. early voting starts here tomorrow. officials are starting a initiative today. souls to the polls. how strong is your password. the most hacked has been released. really. wow. to avoid being hacked use a mix of letters. never use the same password for several sites. >> mix it up. >> don't make that your password. >>> and halloween can mean a trip to the doctor. washington costumes, reduce the dust and benefit if you give them things that are in the candy treats. stickers, pencils. those are great ideas. >> don't give me a pencil. >> and giving the family maybe without during the holiday. and a turkey drive is being held in the sunday. and they are selecting food items. >>> and states are preparing for the worst with sandy n virginia people are stocking up on food and water. others are making sure that to tie down furniture. bring it inside. secure the windows and doo
. >> when you go to the polls in less than three weeks you will see mitt romney, president obama both on the ballot but you will also see other things such as question four. that's the dream act. >> it would allow children of undocumented immigrants to pay instate tuition at public colleges and universities in maryland if those parents pay taxes. and if the child graduates from a maryland high school. owe moments gathered enough signatures to put the issue on a statewide rench dumb. they say the -- referendum. they say the dream act promotes illegal activity and uses taxpayer money to boot. >> people understand the issue. everybody i talked to they say we don't feel like taxpayers money should be used for illegal immigrants and very simple as far as they're concerned. >> for many families in maryland, paying out of state tuition is not doable. that would mean the difference between them being able to go to college or not being able to go to college. >> a recent poll by gonzalez research showed that 58% of registered voters in our state support the dream act. while 24% oppose it. >>> t
as you head out. you heard from the president and from republican contender mitt romney but today hear from the alternatives. larry king with moderate a third party presidential debate with gary johnson jill stine and good and anderson. >> the apple mill keeps on churning. experts predict they will announce a smaller less expensive ipad. >>> an increase in internet shopping is profiting fed ex to forecast and i crease in shipment. forecasting 280 million shipments could be a record. and to prepare for the rush the company expects to hire 20,000 seasonal workers. >> gas is expected to get cheaper as the holidays grow closer. the price may drop by thanksgiving. the decline happens becauseamericans are driving less than the summer. retine ris are making less ex-- refineries are making less expensive blends of gasoline. >>> san francisco giants are headed to the world series after a comeback against the defending champs the cardinal. the giants rowed the card 9-0 monday night and they take on -- routed the cards 9-1 monday night and they take on the tigers tomorrow in san francisco. >> did
obama and mitt romney will square off tomorrow night at hofstra university in new york. major topics will be foreign and domestic policy. >> hearings begin in the case against the captain of the coasta concordia cruise ship. he is accused of steering the boat too close to shore and has not been formally charged. 32 people died when the ship hit rocks capsizing in january. >>> pretrial hearing today for five men charged in the september 11th terrorists attack. families of the 9/11 victims are invited to army bases in several states including here in maryland to watch the hearings. the sessions in cuba are closed to the public. >>> the female activist shot in the head is headed away for treatment. she was shot last week while she was riding home in a school van. she was vocal supporter of women's rights in pakistan. >>> 5:48. microsoft operating system has been a treat for music lovers. you can pick from millions of songs and stream them for free on windows. this is windows 8. the down side is you have a bit -- to get through a bid bit of audio for 15 minutes. >>> keeping your pearly w
. and the comments were twisted and sick. murdock says wasn't suggesting that at all. mitt romney's campaign distancing itself from murdock despite releasing a tv ad in support of him the day of the debate. >>> more americans plan to work longer. that's according to a survey taken by wells fargo. after surveying a thousand adults, they found 30% say they plan to work until they are 80 or older. wells fargo says americans are finding it harder to save for retirement so most plan to work later in life. do you plan on delaying your retirement? we want to hear from you this morning about the topic. up to 80 years old. imagine that. go to facebook right now wmar facebook fan page and weigh in and let us know. >>> we will find out how a tax hike affected the sale of tobacco products in maryland. a health group will release the results and the effects of tax increases on small cigars and smokeless tobacco. the tax hike was approved earlier this year. the group says the tax hike will help save lives because it makes tobacco products too expensive for children to buy. they will present them with find
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